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Are you using or planning to use a MaxSonar sensor?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jason Willis Apr 7, 2012. 4 Replies

I noticed this as a quick way of overcoming any line interference that might cause issues with any of the MaxSonar sensor.…Continue

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Change of direction

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Mar 7, 2012. 1 Reply

Can any one say if there is any advantage of shifting the mounting the motors 180 Degs from where they are at the moment, I appreciate a change of prop is required but I have seen a few Quads / Hex's…Continue

 

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Mike Boland replied to andycross1's discussion RAW sensor outputs different in the group ArduCopter User Group
"Nothing. There is always slight variations in outputs due to variations in the level of the FC. It's not until it is flying that it can use sensors other than just the gyros, so your best bet is to fly it, after making sure everything moves in…"
Nov 1
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RAW sensor outputs different

Hello can anyone help just setting up my Hex with F/W 3.2.1 and I noticed this difference in outputs to the motors, the screenshots were without props on a flat surface.Am I just worried about nothing or is there a tuning issue?  See More
Nov 1
andycross1 replied to Rolf Blomgren's discussion APM MavLink to FrSky X8R S.Port converter
"Hello will this work with the TTL 3DRobotics 3DR Radio Telemetry Kit 433Mhz ie in parallel so you can run the  mission planer at the same time? BR Andy"
Aug 19, 2014
andycross1 commented on Philip's blog post FPV setup with raspberry Pi
"Pi in the Sky"
Oct 15, 2013
andycross1 commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Texas law bans some private use of drones
"I guess replacing the camera with a gun would be OK"
Sep 18, 2013
andycross1 replied to Florian G's discussion Loiter still not working - trying to get this function to work on APM now since three months and not doing as it should..
"Hi Florian I would be interested in what happens when you fill in your Quads stats into this calculation sheet, it's not perfect but a fair guide on where you may be going wrong on weight vs power, just a thought…"
Jul 15, 2012
andycross1 commented on estebanflyer's blog post How Not to Work on your Quad
"I think everyone has it wrong, I understand the picture showing the first Human attaching it directly to his body (what part is unclear) to his central nervous system for real-time control, sorry to the Drones development team for all the hard work…"
Jul 3, 2012
andycross1 replied to Luc van Helfteren's discussion GPS not working
"Hi Luc I had a simalar problem to you with the APM 2 it was to do with the 6 pins not soldering the connectors properly on the top GPS board (my fault), after I had re-done the connectors all worked fine. BR Andy"
Jun 21, 2012
andycross1 replied to Emanuel Stevie's discussion Interfacing Program from Accelerometer ADXL345 to Microcontroller 8051 Family using I2C connection (Assembly Language)
"Hell Emanuel I think you have posted this in the wrong forum this is Aerial Photography"
May 24, 2012
andycross1 replied to Randy's discussion MPU6000 scaling issue
"Hi Mark Thanks for your reply, do you know if they are changing where you connect to the APM2 as it's not the easiest place to solder connections to?"
May 11, 2012
andycross1 replied to Randy's discussion MPU6000 scaling issue
"Hello Mark What was your reference to the Flow Sensor I though it was working or am I mistaken?"
May 11, 2012
andycross1 replied to Randy's discussion MPU6000 scaling issue
"Same problem hope this helps, also includes the level offset."
May 9, 2012
Jason Willis replied to andycross1's discussion Are you using or planning to use a MaxSonar sensor?
"Thanks for the info Danny! When you say use shielded cables do you mean on the wires running to the sonar or for all of the wires around it?  "
Apr 7, 2012

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Dany Thivierge replied to andycross1's discussion Are you using or planning to use a MaxSonar sensor?
"Yes this is a well known solution to add the filters... also use shielded cables (old mouse cables are good for that)  works great and reduce the noise!  without it your Sonar might "work" but the accuracy is not as good as it…"
Apr 7, 2012
andycross1 replied to andycross1's discussion Are you using or planning to use a MaxSonar sensor?
"Hi Jason Not yet, but looks quite sensible to do anyway as there is a lot of noise being pushed out by the ESC's"
Apr 6, 2012
Jason Willis replied to andycross1's discussion Are you using or planning to use a MaxSonar sensor?
"Have you tried it with success? I ordered a MaxSonar sensor today and if this works I will just install one from the start to save any headaches. "
Apr 6, 2012

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Private Pilot & photographer and keen rc aero modeler. Background in military inertial navigation and systems.
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Looking to use 4 or 8 copter for photography
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